Holland guide book c. 1905 Hotel des Indes The Hague illustrated w/ large mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Netherlands, Holland, Hotel des Indes, The Hague, Illustrated Guide Books).
How to View Holland: Carriage and Automobile Excursions, Steam Boat & Steam tram Trips, Particulars of Museums, Places of Interest, Etc.
Published c. 1905, Aarau by A. Trub & Co for Hotel des Indes.
100 pages. Cover lettering and designs embossed. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, including many full page color plates. Large folding map on India paper at rear (4" tear cleanly mended with archival tape).
Uncommon/ scarce early 20th century guide book issued by a grand hotel in den Haag.
Publisher's paper wrappers, gilt title lettering & cover decorations.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing, edges toned, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this scarce antique guide book survives.
Covers measures c. 7 1/4" H x 5" W.